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General Insulation Videos

What You Need to Know About Using and Installing Fiber Glass Insulation
A basic introduction on how CertainTeed’s Fiberglass Insulation products create a better living environment for you and your family, as well as features and benefits, product options, packaging, proper equipment and "dos and don’ts."

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=qf54A77tXKM
Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_profilepage&v=rkjSbWHQFA

CertainTeed Insulation Creates a Comfortable Environment in the New Saint-Gobain North American HQ
People. Products. Performance. Watch how CertainTeed “walks the talk” and uses Sustainable Insulation® to create a comfortable work environment in its new state-of-the-art North American Headquarters. From the people who create it, to the thermal, acoustic, air tightness and moisture management performance it provides -- All are held to the highest quality standards that we stand behind every day.

English-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvijUD60MsY&feature=youtu.be 

CertainTeed's SMART Vapor Retarders with MoistureSense™ Technology
Managing moisture within the wall is critical to help mitigate the dangers of mold and mildew growth. Learn how CertainTeed's SMART Vapor Retarders with MoistureSense™ Technology work and are a revolutionary solution to combat these issues. More information on SMARTBATT™ and MemBrain™ can be found at www.certainteed.com/products/insulation/mold-prevention

English-http://youtu.be/6YMtycZHZKM

Save on Energy Bills and Earn Tax Credits By Adding Insulation
Cutting costs and increasing comfort can be simpler than many home owners realize. Adequate insulation and proper sealing and caulking can save you up to 20% on heating and cooling costs. Visit www.certainteed.com/insulation for more information

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SXdokB7HPQ&list=UU4mB0bFLS-DVs78FBqPla-Q&index=2

Moisture Management, Air Tightness, Thermal & Acoustics = Complete Comfort
Drew Brandt, Vice President of Marketing for CertainTeed Insulation, quickly discusses how CertainTeed's Insulation and MemBrain play a critical role in a building's overall comfort and efficiency. This video comes from GreenBuild 2013 in Philadelphia, PA.

English-http://bcove.me/um7s2igy

What's Next in Insulation - GreenBuild 2012
Lucas Hamilton, Manager, Building Science Applications for CertainTeed, quickly goes over the features and benefits of CertainTeed's Sustainable Insulation, and Hybrid Insulation Systems, and how they can vastly improve the efficiency and performance in a building. This video comes from GreenBuild 2012 in Toronto, Canada.

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1L516Ce6qU&feature=player_detailpage&list=PL8A95A579C9E2670F

Before You Buy, Find Out the HERS Score for Home Energy Efficiency
The HERS Index Score is the one number that tells you how energy efficient a home really is. Like a MPG label for homes, it lets you comparison shop for homes based on energy performance. So if you want to know more about a home’s energy efficiency, ask for the HERS Index Score.

English-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klGa1rUdydo

CertainTeed Fiber Glass Insulation Videos

How Insulation is Made: Sand to Glass to Fiber Glass
All of Earth’s creatures use insulation to keep warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Most humans depend on fiberglass to keep their homes insulated. CertainTeed shows you how they manufacture their products from sand to glass to fiber glass.

English-http://www.certainteed.com/refsite/docs/Sand-to-Glass-to-Fiber-Glass_CertainTeed-Insulation.wmv

The Facts: Health & Safety Information About Fiber Glass Insulation
A look at the proper ways to safely handle CertainTeed’s fiber glass insulation products, including information on product health effects, proper personal protection equipment, "dos and don’ts" and proper first aid measures.

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=vWCxgWvM_L8
Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_profilepage&v=ogBZRwTrBgs

Get the Best BIBS® Insulation Results with the OPTIMA® System
An overview of CertainTeed’s Optima Blown in Blank System (BIBS), including features and benefits, proper installation equipment and techniques for various applications.

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=5u2PWyTFkW4
Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_profilepage&v=8U0lwULDJrk

How to Insulate Sidewalls and Unheated Areas
A how-to on installing CertainTeed’s fiberglass faced and unfaced insulation into different applications, including interior walls, steel studs and unheated areas.

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=kQWxmfmidRE
Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_profilepage&v=1-P9YdQq_1g

The Right Way to Insulate Attics & Cathedral Ceilings with Batts
A how-to on installing CertainTeed’s fiberglass insulation batts into attic and cathedral ceiling applications

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Z0FgXSjbwHI
Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_profilepage&v=asuT6LbQRQc

CertainTeed Loose Fill Insulation Videos

Blowing Attics with Insulsafe® Part 1 - Blowing Machine Usage
An overview of CertainTeed’s Insulsafe SP product, including in depth information on blowing machines, how much insulation to use and techniques for proper attic installation. (Part 1 of 2)

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdJ374c_uDE&list=PL8A95A579C9E2670F&index=34&feature=plpp_video
Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSdQsaN9c6A&list=PL8A95A579C9E2670F&index=37&feature=plpp_video

Blowing Attics with Insulsafe® Part 2 - Product Installation
An overview of CertainTeed’s Insulsafe SP product, including in depth information on blowing machines, how much insulation to use and techniques for proper attic installation. (Part 2 of 2)

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEmq2zUS-Y0&list=PL8A95A579C9E2670F&index=35&feature=plpp_video
Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvzT0NEZLls&list=PL8A95A579C9E2670F&index=36&feature=plpp_video

TrueComfort® - Installation Instructions
The True Comfort program is designed to make attic retrofit insulation jobs easy for all contractors. This video will guide you through each step of the project, showing just how easy it is to add attic retrofits to the services you provide your customers.

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrRS7b2DzJI&list=PL8A95A579C9E2670F&index=15&feature=plpp_video

Blowing Machine Videos

How to Adjust Insulation Blowing Machines for Proper Installation
A guided tour of different manufacturers’ blowing machine parts, as well as how to make proper setting adjustments to ensure CertainTeed’s Insulsafe product is installed to meet material standards.

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=ZiruL9fa07A
Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_profilepage&v=RROiV0dKZUA

How to Troubleshoot Your Insulation Blowing Machine
A how-to on troubleshooting common problems that may arise while you’re installing CertainTeed’s InsulsafeSP product and how to quickly and easily resolve them.

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=0rhxxP9VUnk
Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_profilepage&v=q9_SU4X8Xb8

CertainTeed CertaSpray Videos

CertaSpray® Spray Foam Product Overview
A basic introduction to CertainTeed’s CertaSpray open and closed cell components, applications, features and benefits.

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zH-oFSteBIE&list=PLYPEMs_dV_v7nR5sY_Xo6hjz4Zw9KeC90
Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6AGQr_zvVM&list=PLYPEMs_dV_v4L4Uj4UThrpQKp93Bnds-7&index=1

CertaSpray® Spray Foam Installation Equipment
A guided tour through the different components of a full CertaSpray installation system, including transfer system, proportioner, heated hose assembly, gun assembly, air compressor and electric generator.

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acC12246n1M&list=PLYPEMs_dV_v7nR5sY_Xo6hjz4Zw9KeC90
Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpm-XBtVl-Y&list=PLYPEMs_dV_v4L4Uj4UThrpQKp93Bnds-7

CertaSpray® Health & Safety Information
An informational video on the proper ways to safely handle CertainTeed’s CertaSpray product, including product health effects, proper personal protection equipment, "dos and don’ts," as well as proper first aid measures.

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJrwV1suAfQ&list=PLYPEMs_dV_v7nR5sY_Xo6hjz4Zw9KeC90
Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqm7gL7potc&list=PLYPEMs_dV_v4L4Uj4UThrpQKp93Bnds-7

CertaSpray® Application Tips & Techniques
A step-by-step guide on properly applying CertainTeed’s CertaSpray product, including surface preparation, masking, application techniques and excess foam removal

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfcHaAd9tlU&list=PLYPEMs_dV_v7nR5sY_Xo6hjz4Zw9KeC90
Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eieuYKbZtQ&list=PLYPEMs_dV_v4L4Uj4UThrpQKp93Bnds-7

CertaSpray® Material Handling & Storage
An in-depth look into how to safely and properly handle, store, clean up and dispose of CertainTeed’s CertaSpray product.

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0F4C-U5jJTo&list=PLYPEMs_dV_v7nR5sY_Xo6hjz4Zw9KeC90
Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axTFQrzHfoQ&list=PLYPEMs_dV_v4L4Uj4UThrpQKp93Bnds-7

CertaSpray® Installation Troubleshooting Guide
A how-to on troubleshooting common problems that may arise while applying CertainTeed’s CertaSpray product and how to quickly and easily resolve them

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVIMGT24kmU&list=PLYPEMs_dV_v7nR5sY_Xo6hjz4Zw9KeC90
Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWm_v31PraI&list=PLYPEMs_dV_v4L4Uj4UThrpQKp93Bnds-7

Additional CertaSpray® Training Through CertainTeed
Interested in additional CertaSpray training opportunities? Contact CertainTeed to learn how you can become a certified installer, or for more information on any of the products we offer

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKLBRSKcZ1I&list=PLYPEMs_dV_v7nR5sY_Xo6hjz4Zw9KeC90
Spanish- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gN2KY11Uzt0&list=PLYPEMs_dV_v4L4Uj4UThrpQKp93Bnds-7

CertaSpray® Seals Up a 112-year-old Farmhouse
Exterior Living Spaces™ Home Makeover winners, Craig and Allison Pohl use CertainTeed CertaSpray® Foam Insulation to seal gaps and add rigidity to the walls of their 112 year old farmhouse, and InsulSafe® blown in insulation provides a high R-value blanket in the attic. All part of the highly efficient CertaWall™ system.

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5d0iITdHIpU&feature=player_profilepage

NAIMA's How to Install Batt Insulation 3 Part Video Series

This instructional 3-part video series from The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA), was developed to assist insulation contractors, home energy raters and home insulation installers meet RESNET Grade I criteria with fiber glass batt insulation. Meeting the RESNET Grade 1 insulation criteria with batt insulation can be easily and cost-effectively achieved if the insulation and air-sealing package are installed with professionalism and care.

For non-video version, please use the link below.

English-http://www.naima.org/insulation-knowledge-base/proper-installation-fiber-glass-rock-slag-wool-insulation-residential.html

How to Install Batt Insulation: Part 1 - The Pre-Insulation Walk Through
Takes the viewer through a pre-insulation walk-through of an ENERGY STAR® Home and addresses all areas that must be insulated to meet RESNET Grade 1 insulation installation requirements.

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXSV1Ws-HCc&feature=player_detailpage

How to Install Batt Insulation: Part 2 - Insulating Tips from the Pros
Shows professional insulation contractors demonstrating how to install batt insulation and provides time saving, job staging and insulating tips.

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EfSPZJtVUc&feature=player_detailpage

How to Install Batt Insulation: Part 3 - Insulation Inspection
Takes the viewer through a pre-drywall insulation inspection and covers issues such as insulation compression, vapor retarder facings, insulating around light fixtures, pipes, electrical wires, outlets, intricate framing areas, cantilevers, and much more.

English-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SByvOQwFGFU&feature=player_detailpage